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Vintage Japanese Ito Maki Kyoto Silk Thread Frame

This is called a "木製糸巻" or "ito maki" which held silk threads used in the making of kimonos in Kyoto's famous textile center- Nishijin-Ori Kaikan. The history of Nishijin silk weaving began with the history of Kyoto itself back in 794; by the Edo Period, there were an estimated 5,000 weaving factories in the Nishijin District. Today, the district remains…

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Added by from japan with love on March 22, 2014 at 11:13am — No Comments

Wood Spindle Spool Bobbin

Vintage Japanese Wood Spindle Spool Bobbin (F84) Metal Tip

Vintage Japanese Wood Spindle Spool Bobbin (F84) Metal Tip

Wood Spindle Spool Bobbin http://www.etsy.com/shop/VintageFromJapan?section_id=10204998

These are beautiful! They are in amazing condition and unlike most of the others we have in this style, there are no holes across the top. They can be used for any kind of project or even displayed.



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Added by from japan with love on October 15, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

Bureau of Trade - Class A, filtered daily finds vintage from Japan on Etsy

 

Bureau of Trade - Class A, filtered daily finds http://www.bureauoftrade.com/ featured Japanese Wooden Stamp “Lunch in Bento Box”…

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Vintage Japanese Wood Stamp Tokyo Kabuki

Vintage Japanese Wood Stamp Tokyo Kabuki

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This vintage Japanese wood stamp is from the "昭和" "showa period" . The "showa" period is from 1926-1989 but these are at least 30 years old. There are 待望 taibou = wait eagerly for / looking forward to, の no = ~'s and 大立物 = great figure. 東京 = tokyo, 大歌舞伎 ookabuki / 大dai = big and 歌舞伎 = kabuki play (classical Japanese dance-drama).…



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Vintage Japanese Wood Stamp Tokyo Kabuki

 

Vintage Japanese Wood Stamp Tokyo Kabuki

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This vintage Japanese wood stamp is from the "昭和" "showa period" . The "showa" period is from 1926-1989 but these are at least 30 years old. There are 待望 taibou = wait eagerly for / looking forward to, の no = ~'s and 大立物 = great figure. 東京 = tokyo, 大歌舞伎 ookabuki / 大dai = big and 歌舞伎 = kabuki play (classical Japanese dance-drama).…



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Ito Maki Wooden Silk Thread Frame in Kyoto, Japan

This is called a "木製糸巻" or "ito…

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Vintage Japanese Sweets Mold - Konbu Maki - Seaweed Roll

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Vintage Japanese Sweets Mold - Konbu Maki - Seaweed Roll

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This is a vintage mold called "kashigata".

Often made of sakura (cherry wood) and seasoned for about 3…

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Kashigata - Vintage Japanese Sugar Cake Mold

This is a vintage mold called "kashigata". This is "tai" or sea bream. In Japan, tai is considered the "king of fish" and it is also considered to bring good luck. This is a beautiful Japanese vintage wood sweets mold.



Often made of sakura (cherry wood)… Continue

Added by from japan with love on October 8, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Vintage Japanese Kashigata Sweets Mold Seashell A via @etsy

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This is a vintage mold called "kashigata".

In the past, when a person died, it was expensive to give flowers or fresh food so, people made sweets (these are made from soy flour, rice flour and sugar) in the form of flowers, fish etc. These items were then placed on the "butsudan" (family shrine found in the house)…

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Added by from japan with love on May 19, 2011 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Japanese Kokeshi Doll By Masayasu Oomiya via @Etsy

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This is gorgeous. This was made by Masayasu Oomiya. It is signed by him.We were told that this was made in the 1960's.



Please note the size as this is big.It measure about 31 cm tall and is heavy.

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Added by from japan with love on April 14, 2011 at 9:52am — No Comments

Etsy Finds: Eastern Horizons - Our Vintage Wood Sweets Mold is Featured









Etsy Finds: Eastern Horizons - Our Vintage Wood Sweets Mold is Featured

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Added by from japan with love on September 12, 2010 at 3:30am — No Comments

Vintage Japanese Sweets Mold - Banana - Kashigata

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This is a vintage mold called "kashigata".



Often made of sakura (cherry wood) and seasoned for about 3 years before carving, kashigata

were used to make dried confectionery made of rice flour and sugar

called rakugan. Earliest records show that this practice dates back to

the mid-17th century. These confections were used as offerings and

snacks for celebratory occasions and even unfortunate events.… Continue

Added by from japan with love on August 20, 2010 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Kashigata - Vintage Japanese Sugar Cake Mold on Etsy

Kashigata - Vintage Japanese Sugar Cake

Mold
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Added by from japan with love on April 6, 2010 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Vintage Japanese Kashigata Sweets Mold









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Added by from japan with love on February 15, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Vintage Sugar Cake Molds at vintagefromjapan's Shop











Vintage Sugar Cake Molds at vintagefromjapan's Shop…

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Added by from japan with love on February 2, 2010 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Vintage Japanese Wagashi Sweets Mold - 菓子型



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This is a vintage mold called "kashigata".



Often made of sakura (cherry wood) and seasoned for about 3 years before carving, kashigata were used to make dried confectionery made of rice flour and sugar called rakugan. Earliest records show that this practice dates back to the mid-17th century. These confections were… Continue

Added by from japan with love on January 7, 2010 at 1:22am — No Comments

List made by Etsy featured on the front page at 9:00am EST Fri October 16 2009

List made by Etsy featured on the front page at 9:00am EST Fri October 16 2009





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Added by from japan with love on October 16, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments


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